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Aboriginal birth cohort (ABC): a prospective cohort study of early life determinants of adiposity and associated risk factors among Aboriginal people in Canada

  • Gita Wahi1, 9,
  • Julie Wilson2,
  • Ruby Miller2,
  • Rebecca Anglin1,
  • Sarah McDonald1,
  • Katherine M Morrison1, 3,
  • Koon K Teo1, 3 and
  • Sonia S Anand1, 3, 4Email author
BMC Public Health201313:608

Received: 15 April 2013

Accepted: 19 June 2013

Published: 25 June 2013

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15 Apr 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Apr 2013 Author responded Author comments - Gita Wahi
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17 Apr 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
19 Jun 2013 Editorially accepted
25 Jun 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-608

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Authors’ Affiliations

McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Six Nations Health Services, Ohsweken, Canada
Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Population Genomics Program, Chanchlani Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
the ABC investigators, Canada